Staff Directory

Public and Government Affairs

Michael Redding, Ed.D. : Vice Chancellor for Public and Government Affairs

Michael Redding, Ed.D.

Vice Chancellor for Public and Government Affairs

reddingm@uic.edu
312-996-8165


Bio

Dr. Michael W. Redding is the Vice Chancellor for Public and Government Affairs, a position he has held since May 2013. In this capacity, Dr. Redding has leadership responsibility for establishing strong relationships with outside constituencies and building broad understanding of the many ways in which UIC contributes to society. Units within Public and Government Affairs are responsible for community relations, communications and marketing, web design and development and institutional advocacy.

Redding has a distinguished record of achievement in higher education, public service and the private sector. As vice president of university relations at the University of Oregon, he managed a comprehensive external affairs division encompassing communications, marketing, media relations, design and editing services, digital and social media communications, state and federal relations, community engagement, trademark licensing, alumni affairs and development communications, the university's radio station and the University of Oregon Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

Redding served in various senior leadership roles at the University of Oregon over 13 years, including Vice President of University Advancement and Associate Vice President of Public and Government Affairs.  Redding was a member of the president's senior leadership team from 2004-2013 and helped lead the university's overall strategic direction, implemented an integrated marketing and strategic communications plan, and secured significant state and federal investment in the education enterprise.

Before joining the University of Oregon, Redding was legislative director in the Office of Intergovernmental Relations for Oregon’s second largest city as well as U.S. public and government affairs representative for Texaco. He has held numerous volunteer leadership positions in professional and civic organizations, including service on the board of Oregon Special Olympics, Lane County Economic Committee and the Oregon Affordable Housing Coalition. Dr. Redding earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and received his Masters and Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Judith Meza Vazquez : Assistant to the Vice Chancellor of Public and Government Affairs

Judith Meza Vazquez

Assistant to the Vice Chancellor of Public and Government Affairs

jmeza@uic.edu
312-996-8165

Martha Gutierrez : Senior Director of Public and Government Affairs

Martha Gutierrez

Senior Director of Public and Government Affairs

martyg@uic.edu
312-996-1738

Karen Coicou : Public & Government Affairs Facilitator

Karen Coicou

Public & Government Affairs Facilitator

coicou@uic.edu
312-355-1795

Michael Crumbock : Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives

Michael Crumbock

Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives

crumbock@uic.edu
312-355-1796

Sarah Tapper : Director of Fiscal and Business Affairs

Sarah Tapper

Director of Fiscal and Business Affairs

sdombr3@uic.edu
312-355-0420

 

Community Relations
Marcus Betts : Senior Director of Community and Corporate Relations

Marcus Betts

Senior Director of Community and Corporate Relations

bettsm@uic.edu
312-355-2523

Digital Communications
Kimberly Charles : Director of Digital Communications

Kimberly Charles

Director of Digital Communications

kbaxa@uic.edu
312-413-4137

Kurt Okimoto : Web Specialist

Kurt Okimoto

Web Specialist

kokimo1@uic.edu
312-413-3140

Volodymyr Karpenko : Web Developer

Volodymyr Karpenko

Web Developer

vkarpenk@uic.edu
312-996-8165

International Affairs
Nora Bonnin : Associate Director

Nora Bonnin

Associate Director

nbonni1@uic.edu
312-996-5455

Malikha Daniels : UIC Exchange Programs Coordinator

Malikha Daniels

UIC Exchange Programs Coordinator

daniel10@uic.edu
312-996-5455

Marketing and Brand Management
Pamela Levy : Senior Director of Marketing & Brand Management

Pamela Levy

Senior Director of Marketing & Brand Management

ppanya@uic.edu
312-966-5263

Rebecca Ruhlman : Graphic Designer

Rebecca Ruhlman

Graphic Designer

ruhlman@uic.edu
312-413-1893

Miguel Alba : Director of Bilingual Multicultural Communications and Marketing

Miguel Alba

Director of Bilingual Multicultural Communications and Marketing

malba@uic.edu
312-355-2041

Public Affairs
Sherri McGinnis-Gonzalez : Senior Executive Director of Public Affairs

Sherri McGinnis-Gonzalez

Senior Executive Director of Public Affairs

smcginn@uic.edu
312-996-2398

Bill Burton : Senior Director of Public Affairs

Bill Burton

Senior Director of Public Affairs

burton@uic.edu
312-996-2269

Karen Jackson : Assistant to the Senior Executive Director

Karen Jackson

Assistant to the Senior Executive Director

karenj@uic.edu
312-413-0151

Jenny Fontaine : Freedom of Information Act Officer

Jenny Fontaine

Freedom of Information Act Officer

loerzel@uic.edu
312-996-2216

Samella Wright : Departmental Information Supervisor

Samella Wright

Departmental Information Supervisor

samellaw@uic.edu
312-355-0815

Jeffron Boynés : Associate Director, Research Editor, News Bureau

Jeffron Boynés

Associate Director, Research Editor, News Bureau

jboynes@uic.edu
312-314-8702

Jacqueline Carey : Associate Director, News Bureau

Jacqueline Carey

Associate Director, News Bureau

jmcarey@uic.edu
312-996-8277

Brian Flood : Associate Director, News Bureau

Brian Flood

Associate Director, News Bureau

bflood@uic.edu
312-996-7681

Sam Hostettler : Associate Director, News Bureau

Sam Hostettler

Associate Director, News Bureau

samhos@uic.edu
312-355-2522

Sharon Parmet : Associate Director, News Bureau

Sharon Parmet

Associate Director, News Bureau

sparmet@uic.edu
312-413-2695

Carlos Sadovi : Associate Director, News Bureau

Carlos Sadovi

Associate Director, News Bureau

csadovi@uic.edu
312-355-2491

UIC News
Christy Levy : Associate Editor

Christy Levy

Associate Editor

christyb@uic.edu
312-996-0662

Anna Dworzecka : Visual Communications & Design Specialist

Anna Dworzecka

Visual Communications & Design Specialist

adworz1@uic.edu
312-413-7793

Megan Strand : Graphic Designer Associate

Megan Strand

Graphic Designer Associate

mstran2@uic.edu
312-996-0543